2019 Rome DL Diary: The highlight of the meet will be the men's 200 meters!


Lyles_Noah1-Pre18.jpgNoah Lyles, photo by PhotoRun.net

Micheal Norman mdeeing out2018.jpgMichael Norman, photo ty Mike Deering/TheShoeAddicts

ROME (ITA): Olympic Stadium in Rome will get silent at 9.25 pm on Thursday when the top highlight will be staged, men´s 200 m. Meet record 19.86 and Italian All-Comers record 19.82 will be under threat. Noah Lyles runs against Michael Norman. But also Italian young star Filippo Tortu will be there along with World champion Ramil Guliyev and bronze winner Jereem Richards. Adding to the field are Bernardo Baloyes, fresh South American Champion and British relay World champion Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake with Ecuador´s Alex Quinonez. Leon Reid completes the line-up. More applicable stats include 19.76 World lead, 19.99 European lead or 20.30 Italian U23 record. Truly like it should be as the meet is called Golden Gala Pietro Mennea.

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